SVEC Warns of Green Dot Payment Scam
MT. CRAWFORD - Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) member recently lost a substantial amount of money as a result of several calls from a Green Dot Visa card scammer. In the past, although not in this circumstance, the scammers have been able to manipulate their phone number so that it appeared the call originated from a legitimate SVEC phone number. The Cooperative wants to make its members aware of this form of fraud, called “spoofing,” which has added another dimension to the scam.